August 11th 2010
IRENE WRIGHT HERN
Funeral services for Irene Wright Hern, 74, of Yazoo City were 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 2010, from the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Andy May and David Bryant officiating.
Burial followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the funeral directions of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hern died Aug. 7 at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg.
Of the Baptist faith, she was an assembly line worker with Delta Elastics Co.
Mrs. Hern was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde R. Hern; her parents, Walker and Tennessee Wright; three sisters, Alice Harbin, Elizabeth Scott and Sue Haley; two brothers, Charles Wright and W.C. “Dub” Wright; and two sons, Gene Allen Hern and Clyda A. “Tony” Hern.
Survivors are daughters Kay Tenhet of Rolling Fork and Sandy Melton of Florence; a son, Darrell Hern of Holly Bluff; a sister, Elouise Ruth Little of Grenada; a daughter-in-law, Melda McBroom of Vicksburg; and a special friend, Donald Johnson of Holly Bluff.
Pallbears were Gary Melton, Don McBroom, Jonathan Hern, Charles Melton, Christopher Hern and Josh Hern.
DR. JEAN HOOD DAESCHNER
A graveside memorial service for Jean Hood Daeschner, MD, will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park in Greenville, N.C.
She died Aug. 8, 2010.
A native of Yazoo City, Miss., Dr. Hood received her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry, and her medical degree from the University of Mississippi. She served her residency in pediatrics at the University of Mississippi and the University of Texas. Since 1990, she has made her home in Greenville.
She was an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Brody School of Medicine, retiring in 2007.
Dr. Hood was an avid gourmet cook, loved to read and enjoyed needlework. She was a member of Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church in Greenville, N.C.
She was preceded in death by ther parents, Herman and Opal Hood of Yazoo City.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Dr. Charles Daeschner; stepmother, Martha Brown Daeschner of Galveston, Texas; sister, Deborah Hood Norman and husband, Ed, of Cincinnati, Ohio; niece, Michelle Norman Kirk and husband, Tommy; great nieces, Lily and Anna Kirk of Cincinnati, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Martha Peacock and husband, David, of Vienna, Virginia, and Mary Sydow and Husband, David, of Houston, Texas; nephews, Andrew and Stephen Peacock of Washington, D.C.; nieces, Melissa Chladek and husband, Ryan, of Houston, Texas, and Sara Gonzales and husband, Ryan, of Houston, Texas, and Sara Gonzales and husband, Jeremy, of San Antonio, Texas; and a great-niece, Madelyn Gonzales.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Greenville, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Family Support Network of Eastern NC, Developmental Evaluation Clinic Irons Building-ECU Campus, Greenville, NC 27858.
Online condolences may be posted at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
BENNIE LEE TYUS
Funeral services for Bennie Lee Tyus, 79, were 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, from St. Francis Catholic Church in Yazoo City. Father Anthony Ququet was the celebrant.
Scott Memorial Funeral Home of Yazoo City was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Mrs. Tyus died Aug. 4. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Tyus; a child, Usiadean Thomas; two sisters, Rae K. Thoomas and Dorothy Levison; and a brother, Henry Thomas Jr.
She is survived by a grandson, Zachary Thomas of Jackson; sisters, Rosie Thomas, Virginia, Patrica Thomas of Chicago, Ill., Minnie Thomas of Yazoo City and Christine (Dan) Day of Jackson; a brother, William (Christine) Thomas of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and special friend James Tardy of Palm Springs, Calif.
Active pallbearers were Carl Mitchell, King Phillip Littleton, Edward Johnson, Randal Grant, Bill Summers and Joseph Thomas Sr.
LOUISE SHACKELFORD MCINNIS
Funeral servies for Louise Shackelford McInnis, 86, were 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 2010, from St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Interment followed in Glenwood Cemetery with Stricklin-King Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McInnis died Aug. 1 at the Orchard Nursing Facility in Ridgeland after a lengthy illness.
She is a graduate of St. Clara Academy in Yazoo City and finished business school in Memphis, Tenn. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Southern Nitrogen Supply Co. for 28 years.
Mrs. McInnis was a lifelong and active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she served as president of the Altar Society for more than 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar McInnis; sons, Oscar “Buddy” McInnis and Robert “Bobby” McInnis; her mother, Louise Luckett Phillips; and her father, Rueben Sims Shackelford.
Survivors are her daughters, Mary Anne (Jerry) Oberlies of Gulfport, Linda Lambert of Ridgeland, Trisha ‘Gilliam of Columbia, S.C.; a son, David (Paula) McInnis of Brandon; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were her nine grandsons, Jacob McInnis, Will McInnis, Robert McInnis, Jay Oberlies, Brian Oberlies, Stephen Oberlies, Jake Lambert, Ryan McInnis and Todd McInnis.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorial contributions be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Yazoo City, Miss.